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Tessa Baker

One hundred years ago, Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, went from state to state on horseback, asking for a day to honor American Indians. He got the endorsements of 24 state governments and on Dec. 14, 1915, he presented them at the White House.

After visiting 106 local classrooms, talking with 301 people and spending several days in Powell, an accreditation team gave Park County School District No. 1 a glowing review last week.

We have plenty of reasons to love autumn in Wyoming, but many residents eagerly await one particular pastime above all others: Hunting.

Once again, enrollment in Powell’s public schools is on the rise.

From kindergarten through 12th grade, 1,819 students are enrolled in Park County School District No. 1, making this year’s count the largest in recent years.

Bags provided in the mail for city residences

On Wednesday evening, youth will be going door to door, collecting food for Powell Valley Loaves and Fishes as part of the annual fall drive. For the first time in the autumn drive, the local food pantry is providing city residents with a bag for their food donations.

When you live in a rural community in the least populated state in America, shopping options are sometimes limited. But that doesn’t mean you won’t find quality clothes, tools, home furnishings, vehicles, jewelry, electronics, agricultural supplies, gifts and other items at local businesses.

Carrie started her interview with the Tribune by taking a bite of the writer’s notebook.

“She likes paper,” explained Jan Sapp as she scolded Carrie.

Proceeds help Powell man with medical costs after spinal cord injury

When Bob and Brenda Ruckman returned to their hometown of Powell in 2011, they had plans. They were going to build a new home on the Willwood and Bob was going to start a woodworking business.

It’s a good time to take a closer look at what you’re tossing in the trash.

Much of what is thrown away can be recycled — paper, cardboard boxes, plastic bottles, magazines and the list goes on. While it’s important to separate recyclables from trash, residents also must pay more attention to what they’re taking to the recycling center.

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